How Mercury Retrograde Can Mess With Your Love Life

*before Cupid can sling a single arrow. Dang.

It’s barely 2016 and Mercury is ALREADY retrograde! From January 5-25, the first of this year’s four signal-scramblers has already started making mischief. Beyond the usual breakdowns in communication and electronic equipment, the insanely frustrating traffic and screwed up schedules, retrograde Mercury has another insidious habit: Bringing back ghosts of lovers past. Why yes that IS your ex texting/calling/Snapchatting/standing outside your office building. Glug. In this Elle.com feature, we guide you through the potential pitfalls of this month‘s Mercury retrograde (daddy issues, full moon feuds and misbegotten swipes, oh my!) so you can make it to Valentine’s Day with heart and soul intact. Read on>

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AstroTwins

Identical twin sisters Ophira and Tali Edut, known as The AstroTwins, are the founders of Astrostyle.com and the authors of multiple bestselling astrology books. Their horoscopes reach millions here and through their resident astrologer column at ELLE Magazine.